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Czernowin: Hidden / Hever, Jack Quartet


Release Date: 01/12/2018 
Label:  Wergo   Catalog #: 73552  
Composer:  Chaya Czernowin
Performer:  Inbal Hever
Orchestra/Ensemble:  JACK Quartet
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Chaya Czernowin has developed a musical language in which space and gesture are the focus of her compositional interest: the discovery of musical changes in perspective that irritate and can sometimes be misleading. The listener never knows which musical gestures will come into focus and which will fade into the background. The compositional organization of space and time plays an important role in "HIDDEN", Chaya Czernowin’s quartet for strings and electronics. This is a work that deals with things unseen: things that are never revealed in their entirety, and can only be perceived (if they are perceived at all) as shadowy intimations. Czernowin says, " ‘HIDDEN’ is a slowly unfolding, 45-minute listening experience that Read more permits our ears to turn into eyes. Our ears are given space and time to become accustomed to a totally unpredictable territory of sound. " As Chaya Czernowin has explained, she wanted to create an “Etude in Fragility” with her cycle of works for voice and breath. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Adiantum Capillus-Veneris I by Chaya Czernowin
Performer:  Inbal Hever (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: United States 
2.
Adiantum Capillus-Veneris II by Chaya Czernowin
Performer:  Inbal Hever (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: United States 
3.
Adiantum Capillus-Veneris III by Chaya Czernowin
Performer:  Inbal Hever (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: United States 
4.
Hidden by Chaya Czernowin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  JACK Quartet
Period: Contemporary 
Written: United States 

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